2007-08 Annual Report on External Support to the CSU

California State University, Bakersfield

Contribution Highlights:

  • The Department of Nursing and four local hospitals partnered to start a new fivequarter, Accelerated Bachelor of Science Nursing program for students who have already completed a bachelor's degree in another subject. The hospitals committed $1.1 million to fund the first cohort of 44 future nurses.
  • Local donors committed $700,000 to equip the New Science III building with stateoftheart technology. The university leveraged this support with vendors to acquire $1 million in new equipment.
  • Dr. Homer and Mrs. Evangeline Myles, a retired dentist and nurse, made a major addition to their endowment to bring the fund to $500,000. This endowment supports graduate students who come from disadvantaged backgrounds.
  • The School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics Pipeline to High Tech Professions program received a $400,000 grant from the National Science Foundation.The grant will fund 40 scholarships annually over the next four years for students studying science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Gift Commitments 2007/08
New Gifts $3,129,335
New Pledges 773,584
Testamentary Commitments 0
Native American and Local Government Contributions 275,000
Total $4,177,919
Grants and Contracts Revenue 2007/08
Federal $16,375,230
State and Local 9,084,616
Non-Governmental 82,010
Total $25,541,856

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Charitable Gift Receipts
New Gifts $3,129,335
Pledge Payments $744,732
2007/08 Total $3,874,067

Charitable Gifts:
A 3-Year History
Charitable Gifts: A 3-Year History
Charitable Gifts by
Gift Disbursement
Charitable Gifts by Gift Disbursement
green square for pie chartPrograms 66.26%
mint square for pie chartCampus Improvement 13.09%
yellow square for pie chartEndowment 18.27%
dark gray square for pie chartUnrestricted 2.39%
light gray square for pie chartOther 0%

Charitable Gifts by
Source of Gift
Charitable Gifts by Source of Gift
green square for pie chartAlumni 3.47%
mint square for pie chartOther Individuals 35.78%
yellow square for pie chartFoundations 3.79%
dark gray square for pie chartCorporations 50.30%
light gray square for pie chartOther Organizations 6.66%


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